Broccoli Cheddar Soup
2 cups broth (or 2 cups water + 2 tsp chicken or vegetable bouillon)
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
2 Tbsp butter
1 cup onion, minced
2 Tbsp flour
2 cups warm milk
dash ground black pepper
1 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
In a sauce pan, bring broth to a boil. Add broccoli. Simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat.
In a large sauce pan, melt butter. Add onion and cook until softened. Add flour and mix to a paste. Add milk and heat until mixture thickens slightly, stirring constantly.
Add broccoli and broth, continuing to stir until combined.
Add black pepper and cheddar cheese. Cook and stir until cheddar cheese is melted. Simmer for 5 more minutes, then serve.